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How I Crushed Food Cravings and Took Back My Health

By Karen Admin | February 16, 2024 |

Facing My Rock Bottom I walked into the conference room. As I sat down, the chair splintered beneath me. You’d think that would have been my rock bottom moment, but even that wasn’t enough to motivate me to make a change. The cravings were just too powerful. Confronting My Mortality It wasn’t until I was…

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The Science Behind Food Cravings: What’s Driving Your Hankerings?

By Karen Admin | February 8, 2024 |

We’ve all experienced intense cravings for certain foods from time to time. While the objects of our desires may seem random, there are actually specific physiological mechanisms behind food cravings. Understanding what’s going on in your brain and body can help you better manage unhealthy cravings. Here are some of the main physiological causes of…

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My Losing Battle With Sugar and Journey to Redemption

By Karen Admin | February 1, 2024 |

I’ve always had an insatiable sweet tooth. Birthday cakes as a child, late night ice cream binges while studying, daily candy fixes to get through stressful and long work days – sugary foods have been my crutch for as long as I can remember. I justified it as harmless…until the pre diabetes diagnosis came seemingly…

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Breaking the Cycle: 5 Steps to Take Control of Sugar Cravings

By Karen Admin | January 31, 2024 |

Do you feel trapped in an endless loop of sugar cravings hijacking your healthy eating intentions? You’re not alone. Sugar activates powerful reward pathways in the brain that light up similarly to addictive drugs like cocaine and heroin. Over time, consuming excessive sweets can seriously alter hormones, neurotransmitters, and more leading to intense cravings. The…

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How Tracking Your Macros Can Transform Your Eating Habits

By Karen Admin | January 30, 2024 |

Get to Know Your Macros We often focus on tracking our calories for weight loss or healthy eating purposes. But paying attention to macronutrients (macros) may be a missing piece to truly mastering your diet and habits. What are macros? Macronutrients are the main nutrients that provide calories – carbohydrates, protein, and fats. Ideal macro…

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The Glycemic Index Explained: How to Make It Work for You

By Karen | January 29, 2024 |

The glycemic index (GI) is a ranking system that classifies carbohydrate-containing foods by how they impact your blood sugar levels. Understanding the GI can help you make informed food choices to better manage your blood sugar and overall health. What is the Glycemic Index? The glycemic index ranks foods that contain carbohydrates on a scale…

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10 Daily Habits That Spike Blood Sugar and Cravings

By Karen | January 28, 2024 |

Keeping your blood sugar levels stable is important for your health and energy levels. Avoiding spikes and dips can also help reduce food cravings that lead to overeating and may ultimately lead to diabetes if unchecked.  Here are 10 daily habits to watch out for that can cause blood sugar spikes and increase cravings and…

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Cultivating Mindful Eating Habits for Craving Control

By Karen | January 27, 2024 |

We all experience food cravings from time to time. That sudden urge for something sweet after a meal or the constant nagging for salty snacks while watching TV. Giving in to these cravings can derail healthy eating goals. The key is learning how to manage cravings through mindful eating techniques. What is Mindful Eating? Mindful…

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